Session Fixation Affecting org.apache.axis2:axis2 Open this link in a new tab package, versions [,1.7.4)

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  • published

    25 Dec 2017

  • disclosed

    13 Jan 2010

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Introduced: 13 Jan 2010

CWE-384 Open this link in a new tab

How to fix?

Upgrade org.apache.axis2:axis2 to version 1.7.4 or higher.


org.apache.axis2:axis2 is a Web Services / SOAP / WSDL engine, the successor to the widely used Apache Axis SOAP stack.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Session Fixation in the administrative interface at the path /axis2/axis2-admin. Attacker can exploit this flaw by doing a Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attack and get his Session cookie and perform session hijacking attack.